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A Beautiful Story

  • Federico García-MolinerEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science book series (BSPS, volume 304)

Abstract

In 1981, a time when our science administrators still believed that small is beautiful, I was sent to Cuba with a very simple mission: To establish contact with the solid state physicists at the University of Havana in order to identify affinities and prepare the ground for possible collaborations. I count this as one of the most fortunate events in my professional and human experience. It marked the beginning of a long lasting and very fruitful collaboration as well as of many brotherly friendships that have significantly contributed to the enrichment of my life as a human being.

Keywords

Brain Drain South American Country Fruitful Collaboration Home Department Brain Gain 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University ‘Jaume I’Castellón de la PlanaSpain

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